Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero By Contributing Author, Mark Novitski, and Engage Estero Consultant.  Everyone has their definition of what determines road safety or, conversely, what makes our roads unsafe. In writing extensively about Corkscrew Road, I have...

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Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comprtroller Kevin Karnes is now offering an alert notification system for Lee County property owners to reduce fraud. When you sign-up, if a deed, mortgage, or other non-Court official record is recorded in your name, you will be...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

The facts Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 300,000 lives annually. Approximately 95 percent of SCA victims die before they reach a hospital or receive medical attention. How Can We Help Reduce This...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

By Mike Wasson, Director, Engage Estero The Village of Estero Council issued a Proclamation its Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th honoring 39 Estero High School Students who were presented the Cambridge Outstanding Learners Awards. In his remarks, Jon McLain, Village of...

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

The 12th Annual Breaking Par at Grandezza charity event was held April 13th and 14th, 2024.  It started with a Shotgun Scramble Golf Tournament at 8:30 am on Saturday April 13th.  The Gala Dinner with a Hollywood theme was held Sunday April 14th. 

Engage Estero was proud to be host and presenting sponsor of Breaking Par at Grandezza, a fundraiser for LEAD Estero, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created by Estero High School students for Estero High School Students.

For more information, contact donate@LEADestero.com, call 239-707-5418 or visit the website www.Leadestero.com.

LEAD Estero Students who dressed as Hollywood stars. From Left to Right: Trey Ramsey, Akshar Patel, Jeffrey Stevens, Gianna Del Negro, Brett Kueck, Katelyn Kueck, Kyra Ritter, Matthew Stevens and Tryton Fay.</p>
<p>The Hollywood stars they portrayed were from Left: Elvis Presley, Secret Service protection for Ronald Regan, a director, Maverick “Tom Cruise” from Top Gun, Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne and James Dean.

Nick BatosFeatured guest of honor was Estero’s first Mayor Nick Batos.  Nick has made many significant contributions to this community; among them are: having served as Chairman of the ECCL and leading the successful drive to get the incorporation of Estero on the November 2014 ballot.  He went on to serve two terms as District 6 Councilmember acting as liaison to the Lee School District and Lee Health, with areas of strategic concern being the SUN Trails, CSX railroad, and Bike/Pedestrian Pathways.  Nick and his wife, Linda, reside in Shadow Wood at The Brooks.